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Rainwater Basin, Wetland Management District Bird List, Kearney, NE, August 2005

Rainwater Basin, Wetland Management District Bird List, Kearney, NE, August 2005

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


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It is the largest of 62 WPAs totaling more t acres in 13 south-central Nebraska counties that is overseen by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Rainwater Basin Wetland Management. The route includes the most important wetlands of the western rainwater basin. The Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District comprises about 84 wetlands, occupy acres. Additional information can be found by contacting the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District P.O. BOX 8, V RD, Funk, NE , , or by visiting.

Imprint Kearney, NE: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District, [] Physical description 2 maps on 1 sheet, both sides ; 33 x 48 cm. and 38 x 58 cm., sheet 43 x 81 cm., folded to 22 x 11 cm. The Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District (WMD) staff manages 61 tracts of wetlands, total acres scattered over more than 14 counties in southeastern Nebraska. Each of the 61 areas, known as waterfowl production areas (WPA), is located in a geographic area known as the Rainwater Basin.

The Rainwater Basin covers 4, sq. mi. in 21 southcentral Nebraska counties. The actual area of habitat within this region is difficult to measure. The RWB Web site li acres of wetlands and associated upland habitat that is a target for conservation by the organization. Historically, there w playa wetlands, covering over , acres,” said Andy Bishop, coordinator with the Rainwater Basin Joint Venture—a partnership of many different groups and agencies working to conserve this wetland habitat, largely because of its incredible importance for migrating birds.


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Rainwater Basin, Wetland Management District Bird List, Kearney, NE, August 2005 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District Kearney a management office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It was establish in when the Service began acquiring critical migratory waterfowl habitat in southeastern Nebraska. Today, 61 individual Waterfowl Production Areas(WPAs) have been purchased, most of them with Duck Stamp dollars.

The Rainwater Basin of south central Nebraska has attracted millions of migratory birds each spring for generations. During migration, millions of snow geese, Canada geese, white-fronted geese, ducks, and 1/2-million sandhill cranes use the Rainwater Basin and the adjacent Platte River.

The shallow wetland basins and surrounding croplands of the area provide the birds with critical resting and. COVID Resources.

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Endangered whooping cranes migrate through southern Nebraska in the spring and fall, using the wetlands during their migration.

A bird list for the August 2005 book is available. The American Birding Association published an informative article in its July/August newsletter (Winging It) about the birding opportunities in the Rainwater Basin. The author, Joel Jorgenson, has been doing his Master's.

a management office was established in Hastings, Nebraska. Inthe office was moved to its present location: Kearney, Nebraska. The Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District (WMD) currently manages 63 tracts of land, 61 of which are Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) total acres. WPAs are small isolated tracts of.

a management office was established in Hastings, Nebraska. Inthe office was moved to its present location: Kearney, Nebraska. The Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District (WMD) currently manages 63 tracts of land, 61 of which are Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) total acres.

One of the remaining two areas is. The public wetlands account for about 40 percent of the ponded water in the region, said Gene Mack, project leader of the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District in Kearney. The federal.

LINCOLN — South-central Nebraska’s Rainwater Basin is one of six areas in the nation that will benefit from $30 million from the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s latest Wetland.

The Rainwater Basin Wetland Complex (RWB) in Nebraska is the focal point of spring waterfowl migration. Each spring, millions of ducks and geese stopover in this region during their northward migration.

Based on population objectives and waterfowl foraging requirements, the Rainwater Basin Joint Venture (RWBJV) estima acres of wetland. Sixty-one Waterfowl Production Areas exist within the Rainwater Basin Area. These areas are managed primarily for migratory waterfowl.

Annual management on each area varies, depending on the vegetative cover and water level conditions in wetlands. The Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District (WMD) staff manages 61 tracts of wetland, total acres, scattered more than 14 counties in southeastern Nebraska.

The 61 areas, known as Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs), are located in a geographic area known as the Rainwater Basin. Site Description: The Rainwater Basin area covers approximat square miles extending over 17 southcentral counties, divided into eastern and western sections.

Snowmelt and spring rains fill shallow, impermeable basins creating wetlands that number in the hundreds. There are nearly publicly-owned areas open to birders. Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District. The Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District (WMD) staff manages 61 tracts of wetlands, total acres scattered over more than 14 counties in southeastern Nebraska.

Each of the 61 areas, known as waterfowl production areas (WPA), is located in a geographic area known as the Rainwater Basin. The route includes the most important wetlands of the eastern rainwater basin. The Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District comprises about 84 wetlands, occupy acres.

Additional information can be found by contacting the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District P.O.

BOX 8, V RD, Funk, NE, or by visiting. Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District Bird List U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Follow this and additional works at: Part of the Biodiversity Commons, and the Ornithology Commons U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, "Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District Bird List" ().

US Fish &. Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District, Funk, NE. K likes. Welcome to the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District page. Rainwater Basin WMD manages 61 Waterfowl Production Areas comprised.

Prescribed burning is often used in wetlands to remove plant litter, decrease woody or invasive species, and increase use by wetland birds. However, little is known about the within-season, short-term response of wetland birds to prescribed burning, especially during spring migration.

We surveyed use of 19 burned and 19 unburned (reference) wetlands by migratory birds in the Rainwater Basin. Short-term response of wetland birds to prescribed burning in Rainwater Basin wetlands Article (PDF Available) in Wetlands 25(3) September with 53 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Enter your starting address at Google Maps for directions to Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District Office Complex. When using this feature, you will be leaving the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service domain. We do not control the content or policies of the site you are about to visit.

therefore more bird use. More avian mortality also occurs in the east. Originally, there were over 4, wetland basins coveringacres. Today only basins remain and these are mostly the larger more difficult to drain basins that encompass ab acres. Bird use is primarily from sandhill cranes, white geese, white­.

The public wetlands account for about 40 percent of the ponded water in the region, said Gene Mack, project leader of the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District in Kearney.Get this from a library!

Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District: comprehensive conservation plan. [Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District (Neb.); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Region 6. Division of Refuge Planning.;].Kearney, NE the private lands biologist for the USFWS Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District. She works on landowner agreements, including .